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(POSTED 8TH MARCH 2019)

Level Advance Group sharing experiences at February’s meeting. Social Worker Student Natasha Marcetic was in attendance.

 

 

 

 

(POSTED 8TH MARCH 2019)

OSCAR Sandwell’s Board Members out in West Bromwich.

 

 

 

 

 

(POSTED 5TH MARCH 2019) WORK PLACEMENT SANDWELL COLLEGE.

Naveena Birdi from Sandwell College completed a 1 week work placement while at OSCAR.

 

 

 

 

 

 

(POSTED 5TH MARCH 2019) WORK PLACEMENT BCU.

2nd year Birmingham City University Social Worker Student  Miss Natasha Marcetic is on work placement .

  (POSTED 5TH MARCH 2019) DONATION

Rachel McFee thanked Anthony McFarlane for attending OSCAR Sandwell with a recent donation.

(POSTED 23 JANUARY 2019) DONATION

OSCAR Sandwell would like to say a big thank you to Mr Anthony McFarlane for attending with a donation to the organisation.

OSCAR SANDWELL WILL CLOSE 19 DECEMBER AND REOPEN ON MONDAY 7th JANUARY 2019

(POSTED 17TH DECEMBER 2018)

LEVEL ADVANCE MEAL  (POSTED 17TH DECEMBER 2018)

Big thank you to Karl Henry for supplying the music for Level Advance’s Event.

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BARCLAYS WEALTH FUNDRAISING FOR OSCAR SANDWELL (POSTED 17TH DECEMBER 2018)

Thank you to Barclays Wealth who raised funds for OSCAR SANDWELL by taking part in a Zipwire Challenge in Snowdonia in November.

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OSCAR SANDWELL A.G.M  (POSTED 17TH DECEMBER 2018)

Clients, Carers and Local Community attended OSCARS’s A.G.M in Nov. Dr Maria Berghs from Dermontfort University attended to discuss DRILL Project.

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WORK EXPERIENCE AT OSCAR SANDWELL (POSTED 17TH DECEMBER)

Kamarl Grant completed his work experience with OSCAR Sandwell, whilst on his Employment Training Programme (A.P.M) West Bromwich.

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 BUSSACELL DONATION (POSTED 8TH NOV 2018)

Big Thank you to Karl and Becky of BUSSACELL for there donation. We also give thanks to everyone who has donated to OSCAR Sandwell.

BLACK COUNTRY LIVING MUSEUM (BCLM) PARTNERSHIPS (POSTED 8TH NOV 2018)

OSCAR Sandwell is a Member of the Joint Community Advisory Panel meetings at the BCLM, ensuring access to the Museum.

 

 

 

 

 

VOLUNTEERING AT OSCAR Sandwell   

Feremusu Williams gained new skills volunteering at OSCAR Sandwell.

 

 

 

 

RAISING AWARENESS AT ASCEND TRAINING

 

 

 

 

Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia awareness sessions took place in Oct with students at Ascend Healthcare and Childcare Training based in West Bromwich.

NETWORKING AT BOXREACH CHARITY EVENT

OSCAR Sandwell’s Board Members and guests networked at Boxreach Charity Event in October at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground Birmingham.

 

 

PARTNERSHIP WITH UNITE THE UNION  (POSTED 25 OCT 2018)

OSCAR SANDWELL Chairperson John Cash (L) was a guest speaker at The Unite the Union Event in Walsall on Friday 19th October 2018. Pictured with Sharon Harding and Chair of Regional Panel.

 

 

CLOSING FOR EASTER (Posted Mar 18)

OSCAR Sandwell will be closed from Friday 30th March 2018 and reopen on Monday 9th April 2018.  Happy Easter.

Thank you.

CLOSING FOR CHRISTMAS (Posted Dec 17)

OSCAR Sandwell will be closed from 19th Dec 2017 and reopen on 3rd January 2018.  Wishing you all a very Happy Christmas.


FUNDING SUCCESS FOR OSCAR SANDWELL (Posted Jan 17)

Thanks to Lloyds Bank Foundation in awarding OSCAR Sandwell nearly £15,000 of funding.  The funding will be used to fund consultancy support and training for trustees and staff to review all policies, impact measurement tools and draft a strategic business plan. This will support the board of trustees to take the charity forward and support carers.

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BLACK COUNTRY ROOTS BOOK LAUNCH (Posted Nov 16)

OSCAR Sandwell staff attended the launch of the Black Country Roots Book Launch held on the 20th Oct at the West Bromwich African Caribbean Resource Centre (WBACRC).  The joint event was opened by local Councillor Jackie Taylor and Multistory.  The book encompasses the stories of African-Caribbean communities in Sandwell and the Black Country in England, told in their own words.  A fascinating book, that is available to buy (contact Multistory).

(L-R)Representative from Multistory, Shane Ward, the CEO of the WBACRC and Councillor Jackie Taylor.

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THE PATIENT NETWORK SUPPORT GROUP IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE FUNERAL ORGANISER (Posted Sept 16)

OSCAR Sandwell Centre Manager and Elaine Davis attended The Patient Network Support Group in association with the Funeral Organiser on 15th Sept. Presentations were given on a Will Writing Service, funeral organisation support and our very own Elaine talking about her experiences living with Sickle Cell. Very informative session.

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GRAND OPENING OF FLYING TALES OF FOLKLORE AT NSDT (10th Sept 2016)

OSCAR Sandwell Centre Manager attended the Opening of the Flying Tales of Folklore Exhibition at NSDT (North Smethwick Development Trust), Smethwick, Sandwell on Saturday 10th Sept.  Special Guest for the event was actress and local girl Julie Walters (who went to school in Smethwick). The exhibition included sculptures inspired by the members from Youth Quake, a Fairy Tale Nature Trail project, pictures of their work with both the artist and sculptor and storytelling.  It was an informative and enjoyable event so visit NSDT to see for yourself.

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Julie Walters given an explanation of the background to the project by Anthony McFarlane

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Tom Phillips – Tom the Tale Teller telling an intriguing story to children and adults both
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Rachel McFee (OSCAR Sandwell Centre Manager) meets Julie Walters (R-L)
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Julie and Rosie (NSDT staff member)

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Sculptor Luke Perry, Julie and girls from Youth Quake
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The Spider – Anansi

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The Lion – Aesops Fables

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